8:20 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
Jennifer Bogdan, 2023 Chair
Room 1 Room 2
Soil Properties (1SW CEU) Crop Rotations (1 CM CEU)
 Session Chairs:
Chantel Chizen/Warren Ward
Session Chairs:
Bree Kelln/Megan House
8:30-8:45 am Effect of Soil Organic Carbon on Major Canadian Prairie Crop Yields
Dr. Preston Sorenson (University of Saskatchewan)

Intensified Rotations Provide an Alternative Pathway Toward High System Productivity
Dr. Kui Liu (AAFC - Swift Current)
8:45-9:00 am Evaluating Performance of Miniaturized Spectrometers for Predicting Soil Properties Using Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Grace Gowera (University of Saskatchewan)
Special Crops in Diversified Crop Rotations in the Semi-Arid Canadian Prairies: Impact on Agronomic Performance of Subsequent Crops
Dr. Mervin St. Luce (AAFC - Swift Current)
9:00-9:15 am Development of a Multivariate Calibration Model from a Large FT-NIR Soil Spectral Dataset Using Advanced Data Processing Techniques
Gbenga Daniel Adejumo (University of Saskatchewan)
Changes in Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Soil Carbon and Carbon Footprint as a Function of Crop Rotations on the Semi-Arid Canadian Prairies
Dr. Sisi Lin (AAFC - Swift Current)
9:15-9:30 am Phosphorus and Nitrogen Loss and Retention in Rainfall Run-Off from Manured Landscapes
Quinn Hlus (University of Saskatchewan)
Quantification of Cropping System Resistance and Resilience Against Weeds and Plant Diseases
Dr. Dilip Biswas (AAFC-Saskatoon)
9:30-9:45 am Break and Poster Viewing
Nutrient Management (1NM CEU) Plant Breeding I (1CM CEU)
Session Chairs:
Haben Asgedom-Tedla/Allison Fletcher
Session Chairs:
Warren Ward/Megan House
9:45-10:00 am Optimizing Nitrogen Use in Different Cropping Systems on the Canadian Prairies
Dr. Ahmed Lasisi (AAFC - Swift Current)
Improving canola using its allied species and exotic germplasm
Dr. Habibur Rahman (University of Alberta)
10:00-10:15 am Reducing Nitrogen Fertilizer Applications Using Pea-Oat and Pea-Canola Intercrops
Kennedy Choo-Foo (University of Saskatchewan)
10:15-10:30 am Biochar and Ash Amendments on Prairie Soils to Improve Soil Properties and Productivity, and Reduce Nutrient Losses in Runoff
Anel Dannhauser (University of Saskatchewan)
Breeding Soybean for Adaptation in Western Canada
Ketema Daba Abdi (University of Saskatchewan)
10:30-10:45 am A methodology for field-based trials to evaluate nitrogen response in canola; Modulated On-Farm Response Surface Experiments (MORSE)
Jocelyn Leidl (University of Saskatchewan)
Are Wild Relatives Part of the Solution to Increasing Nitrogen Fixation in Lentils?
Ana Vargas (University of Saskatchewan)
10:45-11:00 am Break and Poster Viewing
Fertilizer Management (1NM CEU) Insects (1 IPM CEU)
Session Chairs:
Haben Asgedom-Tedla/Allison Fletcher
Session Chairs:
Tyler Wist/Megan House
11:00-11:15 am Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizer Management for Canada Western Red Spring Wheat in Alberta and Saskatchewan
Adam Fast (Graduate Student Travel Award winner, University of Alberta, sponsored by SIA)
Combating the Weevil Empire: Monitoring Insecticide Resistance and Biological Control of Alfalfa Weevil, Hypera postica
Dr. Boyd Mori (University of Alberta)
11:15-11:30 am Different Phosphorus Products on Safety and Yield in Canola
Curtis de Gooijer (Bourgault)
11:30-11:45 am Impact of Fertilizer P Source, Rate, and Placement Strategy on Pea Yield and P Uptake Across Variable Topographies in Saskatchewan
Blake Weiseth (University of Saskatchewan)
Canola Flower Midge: An Insect To Know About
Dr. Meghan Vankosky (AAfC, Saskatoon)
11:45-12:00  Influence of Potassium Fertilizer on Yield and Seed Quality of Malt Barley and Spring Wheat
Dr. Gursahib Singh (Irrigation Crop Diversification Corporation)
Comprehensive Investigation of Pesticides in Honey, Pollen, Bees and Soil Collected from Canola Fields in Saskatchewan
Dr. Marcelo Polizel Camilli (University of Saskatchewan)
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch and poster viewing
Soil and Water Management (1SW CEU) Plant Breeding II (1CM CEU)
Session Chairss: Chantel Chizen, Tyler Wist Session Chair: Maryse Bourgault, Allison Fletcher
1:00-1:15 pm Soil Water Depletion and Water Use Efficiency of Field Pea in Southern Saskatchewan
Anne Paquette (University of Saskatchewan)
Cadmium in Flax: Assessing Genotypic Diversity and Environmental Impact on Cadmium in Flax Seed
Dr Megan House (University of Saskatchewan)
1:15-1:30 pm Soil Carbon Dynamics Following Prairie Pothole Wetland Drainage
Chantel Chizen (University of Saskatchewan)
Speed Breeding Strategy for Flax Improvement
Dr Megan House (University of Saskatchewan)
1:30-1:45 pm Carbon and Microbial Community Dynamics in Saskatchewan Cropland Buried Surface Horizons
Amanda Mitchell (University of Saskatchewan)
Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Boll Dehiscence in Flax Using QTL Sequencing
Xinjie Yu (University of Saskatchewan)
1:45-2:00 pm Impacts of Short Rotation Canola on Microbial Communities, Soil Carbon Storage, and Nutrient Cycling
Meagen Reed (University of Saskatchewan)
Researching the Root of Staying Green
Jessica Williams (Montana State University)
2:00-2:15 pm Break & Poster Viewing
Soil Fertility & Crop Establishment 
(0.5 NM & 0.5 CM CEU)
Crop Management & Crop Physiology
Session Chairs: Warren Ward, Tyler Wist Session Chairs: Maryse Bourgault, Megan House
2:15-2:30 pm Do Crop Yields Influence Nutrient Uptake and Removal in the Western Canadian Prairies?
Gazali Issah (University of Saskatchewan)
Economic Performance of Soybean in Manitoba Cropping Systems
Dr. Mohammad Khakbazan (AAFC Brandon)
2:30-2:45 pm Fall 2023 Soil Nutrient Supply Summary: A Provincial and Regional Breakdown
Edgar Hammermeister (Western Ag)
Exploring the On-Farm Agronomic and Economic Impacts of Fall Cover Crops in Manitoba
Dale Penner (University of Manitoba)
2:45-3:00 pm Quantity and Quality in Canola Counts: Determining Subsample Quantity when Surveying Canola Emergence with an UAV
Kaylie Krys (University of Saskatchewan)
Does Nutrient Availability and Reproductive Stress Affect Soybean Seed Growth Rate?
Nate Ort (University of Saskatchewan)
3:00-3:15 pm Dissecting lentil crop growth across multi- environment trials using unoccupied aerial vehicles
Sandesh Nuepane (University of Saskatchewan)
Examining Non-Seed Coat Mediated Resistance to Fusarium avenaceum in Wild Lentil
Maggie Bruce (University of Saskatchewan)
3:15-3:30 pm Break and Poster Viewing
Forages ((1CM CEU) Weed Management & Industry 
(0.5 IPM & 0.5PD CEU)
Session Chair: Tyler Wist, Warren Ward Session Chair: Maryse Bourgault, Megan House
3:30-3:45 pm Improving Grazing Capacity Through Introduction of Bloat Free Legumes in Existing Pasture Stands
Dr. Breeanna Kelln (University of Saskatchewan)
New Tools to Improve Wild Oat Management in Cultivated Oat
Brianna Senetza (University of Saskatchewan)
3:45-4:00 pm Economic Impact of Leafy Spurge at Elbow Pasture
Kathy Larson (University of Saskatchewan)
Investigating the Weed Seed Preferences of Earthworms
Pengfei (Allen) Ji (University of Saskatchewan)
4:00-4:15 pm Evaluation of Saline-Tolerant Forage Mixtures for Establishment, Forage Yield, and Saline Soil Remediation
Alex Waldner (University of Saskatchewan)
Canola 4R Advantage
Shawn Senko (Canola Council of Canada)
4:15-4:30 pm Evaluating Forage Varieties for Grazing Capacity and Preference
Dr. Bart Lardner (University of Saskatchewan)
Building Public Trust in Agriculture
Shankar Das (Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture)
Adjourn - See you on Day 2!
  Soils & Crops Conference - March 7 & 8, 2023 - Prairieland Park - Saskatoon, SK
Day 2 - Agronomy Update
Nutrient Movement in the Environment: (Re)Use Them, Don’t Lose Them
8:30 - 8:40 am Welcome
Jennifer Bogdan, PAg, CCA (2023 Chair)
Session Chair: Jennifer Bogdan
8:40 - 9:40 am Dr. Jeff Schoenau, PAg, Professor, Ministry of Agriculture SRP Chair in Soil Nutrient Management, University of Saskatchewan
Precision Cattle Manure Application at the Livestock Forage Center of Excellence: Effects on Crops, Soils, Air and Water Quality
9:40 - 10:40 am Jane Elliott, Research Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Agricultural Practices to Reduce Nutrient Transport in Snowmelt and Rainfall Generated Runoff
10:40 - 11:00 am REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:00 - 12:00 pm Dr. Vivekananthan Kokulan, PAg, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Guelph
Nutrient Transport Through Agricultural Tile Drainage in Canada
Session Chair: Jennifer Bogdan (2023 Chair)
1:00 - 2:00 pm Dr. Helen Baulch, Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability and Global Institute for Water Security
Water quality and nutrient transport
2:00 - 3:00 pm Dr. Joanne Thiessen Martens, Assistant Professor, Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba
You and me and N and P: Restoring social and ecological relationships in prairie cropping systems
3:00 - 3:20 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
3:20 - 4:20 pm Dr. Preston Sorenson, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan & Jeremy Kiss, MSc, Research Associate, Department of Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan
Applications and demonstration of using the new Saskatchewan predictive soil mapping service for nutrient management
4:20 pm Closing Remarks 
2023 Soils and Crops Chair: Jennifer Bogdan

Acetohydroxiacid Synthase Activity in Leaves and Roots of Two Wheat Genotypes with Differerential Resistance to Imidazolinones Herbicides
Anastasini, V., Donaire G., Picardi L., Nestares, G., Breccia G.

Short season soybean: An outlook of yield components and crop growth response
Camargos, A., Ort, N.W., Bueckert, R., and Warkentin, T.D.

Using digital phenotyping to investigate QTL controlling seed coat color in three lentil interspecific inbred populations
Cao, z., Wright DM, Socquet-Juglard D, Bett KE

Prairie Potato Nitrogen Use Efficiency
Carruthers, L.C., Congreves, K.A.

Effect of KCl Addition on Yield and Disease Incidence in Durum, Mustard, and Chickpea
Chambers, T., Schoenau,J.J., Hangs, R., Hubbard, M., Kutcher, H.R.

Short-term Influence of Establishing Novel Annual and Perennial Forage Systems on Annual Cropland Soil Properties
Hangs, R. Schoenau, J.J. and H.A Lardner

Comparing Constant and Variable Rate Applications of Solid Cattle Manure on Soil Organic Carbon Dynamics and Nutrient Supply
Hangs, R. Schoenau, J.J. and J. D. Knight

Influence of Micronutrient Fertilization on Grain Phytate Content and Zinc Bioavailability of Two Yellow Pea Cultivars
Hangs, R. Schoenau, J.J. and T.D. Warkentin

Evaluating the performance of khat (Catha edulis Forsk) intercropping with annual crops
Hassen, S. A. and Bourgault, M.

Nitrogen and phosphorus in SK agricultural drainage ditches: vegetation and soil pools and potential loss to inundating snowmelt or rainfall water
Hoggarth, C., Liu, J., Elliott, J., Painter, K., Baulch, H.

Agronomic Performance of Emerging Cropping Systems for Western Canada
Mohr, R., McGonigle T., Khakbazan, M., McLaren, D., Min Kim Y., Glenn, A., Henriquez, M.A., May, W. Beres, B., Larney, F., Lupwayi, N., Chau, H., Gulden, R., and Willenborg, C.

Towards Improved Nitrogen Use Efficiency by Tracing Soil- and Fertilizer-Derived Nitrogen Sources Used by Different Canola Genotypes
McCannell, R., Vail, S., Congreves, K.A., Arcand, M.

Landscape influences on P distribution, movement, harvest removal and crop yield
Orenchuk, L., Schoenau, J., Baulch, H., Siciliano, S., Elliott J.

The Effect of Fusarium Infection Timing on Structural and Elemental Changes in Wheat, Durum, and Barley Kernels
Orenchuk, L., Wang, L., Jin, L. and Shirtliffe, S.

Do cover crops on the Canadian prairies influence soil nitrogen cycling?
Otchere, O., Lawley, Y., and Congreves, K.A.

Investigating Phosphorus Dynamics in Response to Rates and Depth of Application in Wheat-Based Rotation
Rai, A., and Bourgault, M.

Using multi-temporal UAV and aerial imagery to identify Bassia scoparia (kochia) at field scale
Sandhu, J., Shirtliffe, S., Seungbum, R., Ha, T.

Can winter barley be grown in central Saskatchewan?
Singh, G., Hnatowich, G., Japp, M.

Understanding growth and development in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) using UAV derived canopy height measurements
Sturby, Q., Vargas, A. Yuan, H-Y., Bett, K.

Plant-soil feedback and preferentially-grazed forage plants: assessing potential methodological biases
Teste, F.P.

Belowground carbon inputs and microbial utilization of root-derived carbon in grass-legume mixture soils
Thai, T. Issah, G., Arcand, M., Helgason, B.

Using spring wheat cultivar mixtures to enhance performance and stability in contrasting conditions in western Canada
Toerper, J., Semagn, K., Iqbal, M., Randhawa, H., Beres, B., Hucl, P.J., Gorim, L., Spaner, D.

Exploring the Agronomic and Soil Health Benefits of Liming in the Canadian Prairies
Wenyika, P., Gorim, L. & Dyck, M.

Researching the Root of Staying Green
Williams, J., Sherman, J.D., Lamb, P.F., Lutgen, G., Cook, J.P., Lachowiec, J. and Bourgault, M.

Microwave-assisted extraction (MaCE) as an alternative to autoclave citrate extraction (ACE) of soil protein
Wu, A., Farrell, R., Congreves, K.A.